Sensex trims early gains; stays in green

Sensex surges by 469 87 pts

Sensex trims early gains; stays in green

During the intra-day trade, the 30-share index it a low of 32515.17, but later recouped to a high of 33108.07.

The Sensex triggered a low of 409.73 points at 32,596.54, and the Nifty fell 116.75 points to 9,998.05, on Friday.

Among the sectoral indices, BSE Bankex rose the most 2.30%, followed by Metal (2.27%), Finance (2.26%), Consumer Durables (2.24%) and Telecom (1.74%).

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The Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) provisionally closed at 10,184.15 points. The Sensex had lost 539.64 points in the previous two sessions following a global sell-offs due to fears of a trade war as the US President Donald Trump announced tariffs on Chinese goods.

Brokers said increased buying by domestic institutional investors (DIIs) and retailer investors had a positive impact on the market.

NMDC has declared an interim dividend of Rs 4.3 per equity share.Other than Wipro, shares of Tata Steel, Axis Bank, Yes Bank, State Bank of India, L&T, ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank emerged as the lead gainers on BSE Sensex rising up to 2.5%. The day's session added about Rs 1.5 lakh crore to investors' wealth with the BSE's market capitalisation now at almost Rs 146 lakh crore.

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European stock markets recovered slightly at the start of trading today following a worldwide slump for equities ahead of the weekend break and short-covering. Though, easing trade tensions between the U.S. and China, capped some gains in the yellow metal.

Those strong performances continued in Asia, with Tokyo closing 2.65 percent higher thanks to a drop in the yen against the dollar, as traders shift out of assets considered safe in times of uncertainty and turmoil.Hong Kong added 0.8 percent in the afternoon and Sydney ended 0.7 percent higher.

United States markets surged, with the Dow and S&P 500 nearly three percent higher and the Nasdaq piling on 3.3 percent - its biggest one-day rise since August 2015.

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